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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga Summary
Hunter S. Thompson

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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga Summary

Plot Summary

Hunter S. Thompson chronicles a two-year period of the Hell's Angels, focusing on the San Francisco and Oakland chapters of the California-wide gang. He discusses their origins and background in general terms, their social significance and their unlikely rise to national fame through media exposure following several violent crimes. Thompson then details a motorcycle run to a particular destination. He followed the Hell's Angels and participated in their revelries. The text concludes with a discussion of the Hell's Angels in a larger social context, as well as a reflection on their nature and essential character.

The Hell's Angels are an infamous gang of motorcycle-riding outlaws. They are one of many such gangs and are based predominantly in Oakland and San Francisco, California, where the weather permits relative comfort while riding a motorcycle. Motorcycle gangs have their roots in post-World War II America, and were initially composed of dropouts...

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